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antler comb


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A type of tool found in the Neolithic in southern Britain, and occasionally elsewhere, comprising a section of red‐deer antler cut across and with the cut end grooved into a ring of teeth which are carefully pointed and in most specimens show a high degree of polish from wear. On the basis of ethnographic analogy these tools are believed to have been used for removing hair and dressing animal hides.

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